Wales is launching a new school curriculum to that will focus on ensuring young people become ethical, informed and valued members of society, It will include education on identity politics, social mobility and human rights! Read more here: https://gov.wales/newsroom/educationandskills/2018/wales-curriculum-to-put-citizens-first-kirsty-williams/?lang=en
The Ideas Hub is an online platform for collecting and sharing the stories of those who are already using collaborative, asset based and community approaches in their work on the front line. Case studies are published in the following categories – follow the links for more! Asset based Blog Case study Children and young people Co-production Collaboration Commissioning Community engagement Community resilience Education Idea of the Month Interview Place based health Report Social action Video Well being
Slay, J., Robinson, B. (2011). In This Together – Building Knowledge About Co-Production. NEF/NESTA. https://neweconomics.org/uploads/files/b3d00daf74d4c4411b_k1m6ibw57.pdf A NEF Report detailing the design and delivery of several co-production projects. A series of case studies and personal testimonies of how co-production has had a transformative effect across a range of sectors. The report draws out the practical processes and behaviours that co-production practitioners used and adapted to successfully co-produce the design and delivery of services. This includes asset […]
“I have made a terrible mistake. I waited 14 years to do something that I should have done my first year of teaching: shadow a student for a day. It was so eye-opening that I wish I could go back to every class of students I ever had right now and change a minimum of ten things – the layout, the lesson plan, the checks for understanding. Most of it!” On the Washington Post.
A new restorative justice approach has been taken to poor behaviour in Los Angeles’ schools. The new policy aims to cultivate better communication between students and teachers in order to highlight concerns and prevent suspensions.
Want To Help Kids Solve Problems? Have Them Design Their Own Solutions. “As designer Alex Pappalardo put it: ‘I realized in a very fundamental way why these students—these fourteen to seventeen year old kids–are the best individuals to be designing solutions to their problems. The three of us ‘designers’ can facilitate with design tools, but they are the experts in this arena. These students are the people who own the knowledge and foster the legacy of […]
‘The Independent Project’, a school within a school